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identification zone to overlap territory long claimed by japan, south korea and taiwan. vice president joe biden has urged restraint and encouraged all parties to resolve their territorial claims peacefully. during a three-day swing through the region. and washington has said that the u.s. military will continue operating normally, refusing chinese calls for identification. but washington has also instructed civil airliners to follow beijing's new guidelines for the sake of safety. china has made the move to assert its claims over on the unpopulated islands, administered by japan, to force japan to back down, beijing has ratcheted up air and sea patrols and tokyo responded in kind of here to talk to us about china's aim and what is next are two leading asia analyst, bonnie glazer for the center for international studies and randy shriver the partner in armitage number who served in the state department as an asia hand during the bush administration. guy, welcome to the show. or welcome back. in both of your cases. bonnie, let me start with you, and i would like to get your view on this, randy, a
with china. >> reporter: when vice president joe biden stepped off his plane in tokyo, he stepped into an escalating dispute between japan and neighboring china. >> we, the united states, are deeply concerned by the attempt to unilaterally change the status quo in the east china sea. >> reporter: the united states and japan say china is attempting to increase its authority in the region by setting up a new air defense zone over the east china sea, an area japan already claims it controls. the vice president talked about the dispute as he met with japan's prime minister. >> this action has raised regional stepses and increase -- tensions and increased the risk of accidents and miscalculation. >> reporter: the united states put its own b-52 into the zone last week in a move to show that washington doesn't recognize china's claim. but the u.s. told u.s. commercial airlines to give notice of their flight plans ahead of time. they are urging leaders to do everything me can to -- they can to stop further escalation. >>> vice president biden travels to beijing to meet china's president l
for its ruling. >>> vice president joe biden is in japan tonight at the start of a week-long trip through asia. he is standing united with japan in a growing territorial dispute with china. alfonzo has the latest from london. >> reporter: when vice president joe biden stepped off his plane in tokyo, he stepped into an escalating dispute between japan and neighboring china. >> we, the united states, deeply concerned by the attempt to unilaterally change the status quo in east china sea. >> the united states and japan say kentucky china is setting up a new air defense zone over the east china sea. an area japan claims it controls. the vice president talked about the dispute as he met with japan's prime minister. >> this action has raised regional tensions and increased the risk of accidents and miscalculation. >> the united states put its own b52's into the zone last week in a move to show that washington doesn't recognize china's claim. but, the u.s. told u.s. commercial airlines to give notice of their flight plan ahead of time. the zone measures about 600 miles from north to south
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